What's on around London

Today to Sat 13 Nov, closest first.

Ben’s Book Club: ‘Incomparable World’ by S I Martin

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Join us for the October instalment of Ben’s Digital Book Club, a monthly virtual gathering looking at themes relating to Benjamin Franklin, the 18th century, and American history.
36 Craven Street WC2N 5NF
Tue 26 Oct

Museum Lates - Craven Street Bones

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Explore the darker side of the 18th century pursuit of knowledge with the team at Benjamin Franklin House.
Benjamin Franklin House, 36 Craven Street WC2N 5NF
Thu 28 Oct

Four-Course Champagne Lanson Dinner

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Newly opened to the public this month, 116 Pall Mall Champagne Bar by Searcys will be kicking off its opening by hosting their first ever event to celebrate World Champagne Day.
116 Pall Mall, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5ED
Fri 22 Oct

Winnie-The-Pooh: Gyles Brandreth In Conversation with Jane Riordan

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Originally published in the 1920s, the adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh, as told by A.A. Milne with E. H. Shepard’s iconic decorations, have brought joy to generations.
Virtual Event
Wed 20 Oct to Wed 27 Oct

Bloxx

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Bloxx + The Rills + Emma McGrath. Artists performing: BLOXX. Tickets avaiable.
Heaven, London WC2N 6NG
Tue 2 Nov

Saint Raymond

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Saint Raymond DECO + CJ Pandit. Artists performing: Saint Raymond. Tickets avaiable.
Heaven, London WC2N 6NG
Fri 12 Nov

Art X LAGOS 2021

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Art X LAGOS 2021 ART X Lagos will return with a physical/digital hybrid event that celebrates artistic excellence from Africa and its Diaspora.
Virtual Event
Fri 5 Nov to Sun 21 Nov

East Meets West: Sherry Shen in Concert

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East Meets West: Sherry Shen in Concert GET YOUR FREE TICKET NOW! County Hall Arts welcomes gifted Chinese violinist Sherry Shen to London County Hall for the latest performance in the East Meets West concert series.
Riverside Building, County Hall, Belvedere Road SE1 7PB
Mon 18 Oct

Cray Cray Cabaret

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His critically acclaimed show ‘Cray Cray Cabaret’ is also back – a sellout smash in Edinburgh that now finds a new home at the London Comedy Store in the West End.
The Comedy Store - 1a Oxendon Street, London SW1Y 4EE
Wed 10 Nov

Ardbeg’s Monster Ice Scream Truck Tour

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Whisky lovers are in for a treat this spooky season when Ardbeg’s latest monstrous mobile creation rolls into town.
Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2H 7AR
Tue 26 Oct and Wed 27 Oct

Koestler Arts' The I and the We

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Koestler Arts's fourteenth annual London exhibition curated by Camille Walala and Sarah Ihler-Meyer, showcasing a selection of 200 artworks created by individuals within the UK's Criminal
Spirit Level Exhibition Space Royal Festival Hall Southbank Centre, London SE1 8XX
Fri 29 Oct to Sun 5 Dec

Sleeping Beauty

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Sleeping Beauty Let’s All Dance is delighted to present this much-loved ballet for the whole family. Dazzling dancers, Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous score and gorgeous costumes bring this glittering classical ballet to...
Leicester Square Theatre, 6 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7BX
Today

Loyiso Gola ‘Pop Culture'

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Hot on the heels of his 2021 Netflix hour special, ‘Unlearning’, released earlier this year to much critical acclaim - Double Emmy Award nominated comedian Loyiso Gola has announced a U.K.
Leicester Square Theatre- 6 Leicester Pl, London WC2H 7BX
Sun 31 Oct

80s & 90s Pink Party in aid of Breast Cancer Now at MRS R!OT

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The Pink Party in aid of Breast Cancer Now is dedicated to all breast cancer sufferers past, present, and future.
MRS R!OT 10 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8PS
Thu 21 Oct

Alan Turner. I wanted to make things that were ordinary extraordinary

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I wanted to make things that were ordinary extraordinary is a new exhibition of paintings by the late American artist Alan Turner (1943-2020).
Sadie Coles HQ 8 Bury Street SW1Y 6AB
Today, Tue 19 Oct to Sat 23 Oct

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by Candlelight

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Saturday 23rd October, 7.30pm St James's Church 197 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9LL Celebrate the end of the week with The Piccadilly Sinfonietta, an exciting new orchestra...
St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly W1J 9LL
Sat 23 Oct

Reflections on Debussy

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Reflections on Debussy Debussy in the most velvety acoustic in Central London - this October half term! Debussy pioneered music for flute, harp and viola.
St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly London W1J 9LL
Fri 29 Oct

Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

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On Saturday 6th November 2021, in the heart of London, the walls of St James’s Church Piccadilly, will once again resound with the music of Beethoven and Chopin when popular concert pianist Warren
St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Sat 6 Nov

Bach's St Matthew Passion - Immersive Performance

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Bach’s St Matthew Passion - Immersive Performance Scherzo leads immersive performances of Bach’s St Matthew Passion, with The Strand Consort and Mozaique Baroque Ensemble.
King’s College London Chapel WC2R 2LS
Thu 28 Oct
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Visible Skin: Rediscovering the Renaissance through Black Portraiture

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Starting in the first COVID-19 lockdown, the opera singer and BBC broadcaster Peter Brathwaite embarked on a Twitter project as part of the #GettyMuseumChallenge: restaging famous paintings with
King’s College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS
Tue 9 Nov

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